Beyond Compare Feature List

(For Windows 95/98/NT/2000/ME/XP/Vista)

Directory Comparison Display

» Compare folders, FTP sites or zip files side-by-side
» Save snapshots for later comparison
» Explorer-like interface
» Expandable subfolders
» Hide folders that don't contribute to comparison
» Color highlighting of differences
» Folders icons color-coded according to contents
» Several display filters:
   - Show all, Just mismatches, Just matches,
   - Two-sided, Two-sided mismatches,
   - Orphans, Older, Newer
» Sort by Name, Type, Date Modified, Size, CRC
» Multi-threaded operation:
   - Folders scanned in background
   - Files compared in background

Session Settings

» Can be saved by name for fast access
» Powerful file and folder filtering
» Highly configurable
» Various criteria for comparing files

Comparison Criteria

» Date modified:
   - Allows for differences in timezone
   - Can ignore FAT 2 second rounding
   - Deals with Daylight Savings problem on networks
» File size
» Attributes
» Binary content comparison
» Rules-based content comparison

File and Folder Operations

» Copy, Move, Delete, Rename, Touch, Change Attributes
» Copy files to alternate folder
» Find filename
» Fast byte-by-byte compare of binary files
» Recursive binary comparison of directory trees

File Viewer Display

» Compare files side-by-side
» Color highlighting of differences
» Thumbnail summary of differences
» Unicode and MBCS support
» Can view HTML as web page
» Handles multiple line termination styles
» "Sync-it-yourself" manual sync override

Text Comparison Rules

» Can ignore minor differences:
   - Case, Whitespace, Comments
» Can ignore certain columns

Editing Functions

» Copy, Delete, or Insert lines
» Edit individual lines

Other Features

» Compare Wizard
» Drag & Drop
» Compare clipboard contents against file, or other contents
» Compare and edit Delphi .DFM files as text
» Spawn external editor and go to line number
» Handles long lines, large files
» Directory Comparison report
» File Differences report
» Output to printer, file or clipboard
» Color printing supported
» Script processor for automating tasks

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